The multi-award winning Elliot Galvin Trio (European Young Jazz Musicians of The Year 2014) returns to the Lamp with their second album “Punch”. This is their second album, and their debut for leading European jazz label, Edition Records and is already receiving international acclaim, with The Evening Standard calling it “Audacious and Inspired… A rising star heading for the UK Jazz A-List”
Galvin’s music is both playful and deadly serious, drawing on a wide range of influences from Keith Jarrett to Stravinsky, Ligeti, Deerhoof and the Beatles as well as the films of David Lynch, the Dada movement and the literature of James Joyce. He was a founding member of the Chaos Collective and a regular collaborator with Laura Jurd, he also plays in a free improve duo with Mark Sanders.
Elliot is a prolific composer and has been comissioned by a number of Ensembles, Dance Companies, Theatre Groups and Festivals including the Ligeti String Quartet, St. John Smith’s Square, The London Jazz festival, The RESOLUTION! Dance Festival at The Place and the Theatre Company Cut Tongues. He works regularly with multi-media and in 2014 put on a multi-media installation piece at the Turner Contemporary Gallery, which consisted of live performance, interactive sound sculptures and film. He also runs a multi-disciplinary theatre-music ensemble called the Vanderbilts. But his main artistic vehicle is the Elliot Galvin Trio